Shortfall of nurses blamed on ‘horrendous conditions’

A shortfall of around 55 nurses at Letterkenny University Hospital has been blamed on “horrendous working conditions” with nurses looking to move away from the intensity of acute hospital jobs into other areas. That is according to Neal Donohue, the INMO’s Industrial Relations Officer in the north west. He told the Donegal News yesterday that […]

Islander becomes youngest president of nursing union

  A FORMER member of the Arranmore Island RNLI crew has been elected President of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. Karen McGowan (35) becomes the youngest person to lead the largest Irish professional union for nurses and midwives. Advertisement The second eldest child of Alice and Eddie McGowan, Karen said that she was very […]